- Israel's 'The Farewell Party' finds humor in death
Associated Press, Sunday - 08/31/2014 - 10:17 AM
With dozens of films jostling for attention at the Venice Film Festival, it takes originality to make an impact. Two Israeli filmmakers have done it by refusing to accept that death is no laughing matter.
- Spanish fashion designer Pertegaz dies at 96
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Saturday - 08/30/2014 - 10:36 AM
Manuel Pertegaz, one of Spain's most admired fashion designers who dressed Audrey Hepburn, Jacqueline Kennedy and Ava Gardner, has died. He was 96.
- Pacino does double duty at Venice Film Festival
Associated Press, Saturday - 08/30/2014 - 09:26 AM
Al Pacino is making two trips up the red carpet at the Venice Film Festival, with two movies about aging, regret and letting go. But the actor says he's not about to lower the curtain on his own career.
- Dustin Diamond returns again to his inner Screech
Associated Press, Friday - 08/29/2014 - 08:45 AM
The rank of mega-stars who are known simply by one name includes, of course, Madonna, Cher, Beyonce and Bono. Oh, and one more, surely - that man-boy known as Screech.
- Miley Cyrus' date turns self in, posts bail
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Friday - 08/29/2014 - 04:47 AM
The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards and who had been sought on an Oregon arrest warrant has turned himself in and posted bail.
- Final ruling against part of Utah polygamy ban
Associated Press, Wednesday - 08/27/2014 - 07:38 PM
A federal judge in Utah has issued a final ruling that strikes down parts of the state's anti-polygamy law, in a lawsuit filed by a family that appears on the TV show "Sister Wives."
- CBS releases outtakes from interview it held back
Phoenix Arizona Republic, Wednesday - 08/27/2014 - 02:30 PM
The release of U. S. journalist Peter Theo Curtis by Syrian captors has prompted "60 Minutes" to issue portions of an interview with a fellow hostage that the show had edited last year to remove references to Curtis.
- Landmarks to light up for cancer telethon
Miami Herald, Wednesday - 08/27/2014 - 10:41 AM
More than a dozen landmarks across the U. S. and Canada will light up to promote next week's "Stand Up to Cancer" telethon.
- Kevin Spacey to sing in 1-night-only concert in DC
Associated Press, Wednesday - 08/27/2014 - 08:33 AM
He has lied, cheated and killed, but "House of Cards" President Frank Underwood isn't done yet. Next he's going to sing.
- Alec Baldwin visits mom's booth at NY State Fair
Miami Herald, Wednesday - 08/27/2014 - 08:16 AM
Actor Alec Baldwin has paid a visit to his mother's cancer research booth at the New York State Fair.
- Inarritu's 'Birdman' opens Venice Film Festival
Associated Press, Wednesday - 08/27/2014 - 06:08 AM
A film in which art and fame battle it out in the streets and skies of Manhattan has kicked off the 71st Venice Film Festival, where high-art aspirations mix with Hollywood hopes.
- Conrad Hilton hurt in car crash near Palm Springs
Phoenix Arizona Republic, Tuesday - 08/26/2014 - 07:50 PM
Authorities say Conrad Hilton received major injuries when he lost control of his BMW and crashed on a highway near Palm Springs over the weekend.